Public Colleges in Ohio

The 2022 Directory of Ohio Public Colleges and Costs

Ohio Public Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

How much does it cost to attend public college in Ohio?   The average annual in-state four year, public college tuition in Ohio was $7,728 for the 2020-2021 academic year. This is a change of $233 from the 2019-2020 average of $7,495 and represents a 3.11% annual increase. The list of Ohio public colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating. Public schools are partially funded by the taxpayers of Ohio and usually offer lower tuition to in-state residents.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 59 public colleges and universities in Ohio, the most popular being Ohio State University with 52,622 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $10,615. Miami University is the most expensive public school in Ohio with an in-state tuition of $13,136.

Click on any school for current tuition, future cost estimates, school specific savings plans and estimated student loan payments. Ohio colleges can also be filtered by public, private, community colleges and four year schools. Additionally, cost based sorting is available for the lowest and highest tuition options. Jump directly to our ranking of best values in Ohio or cheap Ohio colleges guide.

<Academic Rating is a CollegeCalc proprietary national percentile ranking of a college's overall difficulty and educational effectiveness. An average score is 50. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average net price paid. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our ratings.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2020-2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Explore Ohio Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Belmont Technical College

Saint Clairsville, Ohio

$2,778 NA NA
Bowling Green State University Firelands

Huron, Ohio

$4,800 NA NA
Bowling Green State University Main Campus

Bowling Green, Ohio

$9,463 45 22
Central Ohio Technical College

Newark, Ohio

$4,776 NA NA
Central State University

Wilberforce, Ohio

$4,306 NA NA
Cincinnati State Technical and Community College

Cincinnati, Ohio

$4,050 NA NA
Clark State Community College

Springfield, Ohio

$3,296 NA NA
Cleveland State University

Cleveland, Ohio

$11,185 41 16
Columbus State Community College

Columbus, Ohio

$4,888 NA NA
Cuyahoga Community College District

Cleveland, Ohio

$4,322 NA NA
Eastern Gateway Community College

Steubenville, Ohio

$3,791 NA NA
Edison State Community College

Piqua, Ohio

$4,200 NA NA
Hocking College

Nelsonville, Ohio

$3,696 NA NA
James A Rhodes State College

Lima, Ohio

$4,325 NA NA
Kent State University at Ashtabula

Ashtabula, Ohio

$6,229 NA NA
Kent State University at East Liverpool

East Liverpool, Ohio

$6,229 NA NA
Kent State University at Geauga

Burton, Ohio

$6,229 NA NA
Kent State University at Kent

Kent, Ohio

$11,009 40 14
Kent State University at Salem

Salem, Ohio

$6,229 NA NA
Kent State University at Stark

Canton, Ohio

$6,229 NA NA
Kent State University at Trumbull

Warren, Ohio

$6,229 NA NA
Kent State University at Tuscarawas

New Philadelphia, Ohio

$6,229 NA NA
Lakeland Community College

Kirtland, Ohio

$3,797 NA NA
Lorain County Community College

Elyria, Ohio

$3,942 NA NA
Marion Technical College

Marion, Ohio

$4,940 NA NA
Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

$13,136 64 57
Miami University Hamilton

Hamilton, Ohio

$5,894 NA NA
Miami University Middletown

Middletown, Ohio

$5,894 NA NA
North Central State College

Mansfield, Ohio

$4,070 NA NA
Northwest State Community College

Archbold, Ohio

$4,256 NA NA
Ohio State University

Columbus, Ohio

$10,615 73 83
Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute

Wooster, Ohio

$7,951 NA NA
Ohio State University Lima Campus

Lima, Ohio

$7,991 NA NA
Ohio State University Mansfield Campus

Mansfield, Ohio

$7,991 NA NA
Ohio State University Marion Campus

Marion, Ohio

$7,991 NA NA
Ohio State University Newark Campus

Newark, Ohio

$7,991 NA NA
Ohio University Chillicothe Campus

Chillicothe, Ohio

$5,674 NA NA
Ohio University Eastern Campus

Saint Clairsville, Ohio

$5,674 NA NA
Ohio University Lancaster Campus

Lancaster, Ohio

$5,674 NA NA
Ohio University Main Campus

Athens, Ohio

$12,612 57 25
Ohio University Southern Campus

Ironton, Ohio

$5,674 NA NA
Ohio University Zanesville Campus

Zanesville, Ohio

$5,674 NA NA
Owens Community College

Perrysburg, Ohio

$4,464 NA NA
Shawnee State University

Portsmouth, Ohio

$8,604 NA NA
Sinclair Community College

Dayton, Ohio

$3,649 NA NA
Southern State Community College

Hillsboro, Ohio

$4,832 NA NA
Stark State College

North Canton, Ohio

$3,036 NA NA
Terra State Community College

Fremont, Ohio

$4,334 NA NA
University of Akron Main Campus

Akron, Ohio

$9,596 44 17
University of Akron Wayne College

Orrville, Ohio

$5,940 NA NA
University of Cincinnati Clermont College

Batavia, Ohio

$5,128 NA NA
University of Cincinnati Main Campus

Cincinnati, Ohio

$10,460 60 21
University of Cincinnati Raymond Walters College

Blue Ash, Ohio

$5,520 NA NA
University of Toledo

Toledo, Ohio

$9,197 47 31
Washington State Community College

Marietta, Ohio

$3,960 NA NA
Wright State University Lake Campus

Celina, Ohio

$6,666 NA NA
Wright State University Main Campus

Dayton, Ohio

$9,962 43 21
Youngstown State University

Youngstown, Ohio

$9,588 31 23
Zane State College

Zanesville, Ohio

$5,370 NA NA